Jun 9, 2021
Emily Lauren Dick is a body image expert and activist who is committed to making girls feel comfortable in their own skin. Her book, Body Positive: A Guide to Loving Your Body, is the number one resource for young adult women who desire to redefine and understand true beauty. Emily believes that educating young people about body image, teaching resiliency, and normalizing real bodies is critical in combating negative thinking and improving self-esteem.
Emily most recently joined the Live Life Unfiltered team as their Lead Community Advocate, an organization that has inspired over 100 million people to be unfiltered on social media. Emily is passionate about promoting positive body image, media awareness, and healthy relationships.
Emily holds an Honors Bachelor of Arts Degree in Women Studies and Sociology from Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Ontario. She is also a self-taught professional photographer who has photographed hundreds of women, including all of the young women included in her Body Positive book. Emily is the Marketing Manager for her family’s pizza business and considers herself a dreamer and “wearer of many hats.”
Emily lives with her children, husband, and dog in Burlington, Ontario, Canada.